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2024 - 2025 Catalog Year


This Sample Program Pathway is designed to provide an example of course selections in a term by term sequence. Please see an Academic Advisor for a plan specific to your academic needs.

Spring Semester (First Year)
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Description: This course incorporates food delivery and production systems, facility and materials management, menu planning, food and non-food procurement, cost and quality control methods. Institutional and healthcare food safety and sanitation principles will be reviewed and applied. A ServSafe (level II) certificate will be earned from the National Restaurant Association (NRA) to all students successfully passing the proctored ServSafe exam. Nutrition & Dietetics Technician students, as well as Dietary Manager program students, must successfully complete this course with a "C" or better and also successfully complete the ServSafe certification exam. Students with a current ServSafe certification may waive the ServSafe examination portion of this course with appropriate submission of a valid and verifiable ServSafe certificate provided to the instructor.

Notes: Spring Only


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Summer Semester (First Year)
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Description: Practical skill development in feeding techniques for the elderly, hospitalized, rehabilitation, or populations with physical feeding need support. Ensures understanding of nutritional needs of patients and residents, communication and interactions between patients/residents/staff, behavior challenges and safety procedures. Students receive a Dining Assistant Certificate from Ohio Department of Health upon completion.

Notes: Summer Only


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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.